Tag: Land Grabs

Zim’s farm grabs over

Zim’s farm grabs over

Zimbabwe yesterday announced it had no more land for resettlement, signalling the end of a chaotic, 15-year exercise during which 4000 white commercial farmers were forcibly evicted and government treaties violated – leaving many aspirant black landowners high and dry. “We are satisfied with the programme; obviously it hasn’t had […]

Pressure mounts on farm looter

Pressure mounts on farm looter

Encouraged by widespread coverage in the British press, more than 60 exiled Zimbabweans and supporters last Friday took part in a protest outside a clinic in Nottingham run by a Zimbabwean immigrant doctor who has seized one of the last white-owned farms in Zimbabwe. Dr Sylvester Nyatsuro, a British citizen, […]

Zanu PF grabs benefactor’s farm

Zanu PF grabs benefactor’s farm

A 66-year-old farmer and long time Zanu PF benefactor, Yvonne Goddard, who funded the party’s 2005 provincial elections campaign and provincial conference in 2001 has been kicked out of her CrestaIbeka Farm on the outskirts of the city, inspite of her benevolence. The widow, who had lived on the farm […]